On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 10:12:15PM -0500, Jeroen C.van Gelderen wrote: > > On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 07:20:46AM -0800, David O'Brien wrote: > >> On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 07:06:54PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: > >>> If you use the argument that one shouldn't set WARNS because a new > >>> compiler will cause the tree to break, then there's no point having it > >>> at all since that condition will always be true. > >> > >> The difference is _impending_. > > > > EPARSE. > > David is about to switch to GCC 3.0 and I guess he does not like moving > targets. I would expect that for the GCC 4.0 upgrade a similar freeze > request will go out. And that seems fair enough since it does not > prevent anyone from applying the actual code fixes. We want to make this > import stuff as easy on David as we can, no? It is a job from hell > already.
All David has to do is set WARNS=0 or NO_WERROR=1 in <bsd.sys.mk> or /etc/defaults/make.conf temporarily when he tests and commits the changeover, and he'll sidestep all the problems. There's no need to impose restrictions on the activities of other committers. It's really not a big deal, IMO. Kris
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